What does Kenneth mean?
The meaning of Kenneth is "handsome, fire born".
It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "both comely, finely made and born of fire".
Kenneth is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ke-nneth.
The Given Name Kenneth
Kenneth is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.
A wonderfully classic name.
Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.
Kenneth falls into the easy nickname name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Kenneth Arrow, Kenneth Branagh, and Kenneth G. Wilson.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 191 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,140 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
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Kenneth Related Names
Kenneth has the diminutive (nickname) Kenny.
- Kenneth Arrow ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1972
- Kenneth Branagh ~ Actor
- Kenneth G. Wilson ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1982
- Kenneth Grahame ~ Writer
It may all be in the numbers.
The numbers that make up your child's name.
Numerology may give you some insight.
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Kenneth Name Fun
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